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Heliopan 39mm UV SH-PMC Filter

B&H # HEUVMC39 MFR # 703911
Heliopan 39mm UV SH-PMC Filter

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Product Highlights

  • Absorbs Ultraviolet Light
  • Reduces Bluish Cast of Daylight
  • General Protective Filter
  • 39mm Front Filter Threads
  • SH-PMC 16-Layer Multi-Coating
  • Schott Glass Construction
  • Brass Filter Ring
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The Heliopan 39mm UV SH-PMC Filter is a general use, clear filter that helps to absorb ultraviolet light and reduce the bluish cast of daylight. No additional coloration or contrast is provided, allowing you to pair this filter with others. The UV filter is also useful as a general protective filter to leave on lenses at all times. Filters help to reduce dust and moisture from reaching your lens element and provide additional protection in case of drops or situations where scratching could occur.

The SH-PMC multi-coating provides a total of 16 coatings, 8 per side, for significant reflection reduction (below 0.2%) as well as dust and moisture repellence for easier cleaning.

This Heliopan filter is constructed from Schott glass for increased optical clarity and color fidelity. It features a brass filter ring for durability as well as jamming prevention.

Absorbs UV light, which can cause outdoor photos to appear hazy and indistinct
Clear filter provides no additional coloration or contrast, allowing you to pair this filter with others.
Works as general protection filter to reduce dust, moisture, and scratches from reaching lens elements.
SH-PMC multi-coating offers both protection to the glass and helps to improve light transmission and image quality.
Constructed from Schott glass for optical clarity.
Brass filter ring helps to prevent jamming and provides additional strength.
Dual threading with 39mm front filter threads permits combining with other filters.
Type UV
Size 39 mm
Filter Factor 1 (0 stop)
Coating Yes, SH-PMC 16-layer multi-coating
Effect Absorbs UV rays and reduces bluish cast from daylight
Construction Schott glass
Front Filter Thread Size 39 mm
Front Lens Cap Size 39 mm
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.4 x 2.7 x 0.4"
Heliopan 39mm UV SH-PMC Filter
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    5.0

    Great for wide angle lenses

    By Rob

    from Chicago, IL

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    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Easy To Use
    • Improves Picture Quality

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        Comments about Heliopan 39mm UV SH-PMC Filter:

        The big issue with the Heliopan filter SH_PMC vs the B+W MRC is the high cost. The Heliopan cost is almost double that of the B+W. Both have Schott glass. Both are multicoated. Having been a B+W devotee, I can say that they are great filters. However, the trend to mount them in a chrome ring makes me wonder if the B+W filters may be contributing to flare. Even when you get the black mount B+W F-pro filters, there is a definite rim around the B+W glass on which they place their labelling. This tends to cut into the glass area.

        The Heliopan filters have a very thin rim - the thinnest that I've seen. They leave the maximum amount of glass area for the lens to see out of. They are in black powder coated brass, so they don't bind, and they don't cause stray reflections. For that reason, I've been putting them on my Leica Summicrons - 50, 35 ASPH. I've also have them on my 21mm lenses. You don't need UV filters for filtering UV on modern Leica glass (or other brands of modern lenses). But, they do protect the front elements of your expensive lens from injury. Not just for sand, windy environments either. Little children like to poke their fingers into things, including your lens.

        You won't go wrong with either brand of filter, but for wide and super wide angle lenses I prefer the Heliopan.

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